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Gretchen Rubin

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“Just Like It’s Not Easy to Lose Weight, It’s Not Easy for People to Let Go of Their Past.”

June 3rd, 2016

Episode 283 of 399 episodes

Interview: Felice Cohen. I learned about Felice Cohen when I, like twelve million other people, watched a short video where she showed of her 90-square-foot Manhattan studio. (90 square feet is about the size of a Honda Accord, if that helps you visualize how small this space is.) Several people emailed me about the video, both because it was about dealing with possessions and home, which is a subject that I love, and also because — you can see that she’s reading my book The Happiness Project! Which was so fun. To see the cameo of The Happiness Project, go to minute 1:01. Now Felice Cohen has a new book about living in a tiny space. In 90 Lessons for Living Large in 90 Square Feet (or More), she talks about de-cluttering, organizing, and issues about how to live large in a small space. I wanted to ask Felice for her thoughts on happiness, habits, and home. Gretchen: What’s a simple habit that consistently makes you happier? Felice: Writing out a new To Do list. Seeing the tasks I’ve already crossed out makes me feel accomplished, while writing out new goals inspires me. A To Do list also ... The post “Just Like It’s Not Easy to Lose Weight, It’s Not Easy for People to Let Go of Their Past.” appeared first on Gretchen Rubin.

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